Definition of 'poach'
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Serve with rice and poached fish. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Serve with rice and poached fish. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Serve generous dollops of the mayonnaise next to the poached fish. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Remove the haddock from the pan and reserve the poaching milk. The Sun (2014)Or think of tea as a stock for poaching chicken or fish. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Gently poach strawberries in a few tablespoons for a simple dessert. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Gently remove the fish from the poaching liquor. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Add the quince and gently poach until tender. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Chinese leaves are wonderful with braised and poached fish. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Carefully divide the poached fish into four pieces and place on top of the cucumber. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Stir in flour, then gradually add poaching milk. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Remove from the heat and add 600ml of the reserved milk used to poach the fish. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But they're best poached in milk. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The potatoes should poach very gently in the cream, which must not boil. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Lower the heat and poach gently for about 5 minutes until the peaches are just tender. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Use the liquor to poach the fish for 1 minute only. A Passion for Food (1989)There will also be poached chicken, fish and a vegetarian option. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Gently poach for a further 5 minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Remove the pan from the heat, leaving the fish to poach until it is opaque. The Sun (2012) Gently poach, adding a teaspoon of lemon zest and pinch of dried sage. The Sun (2011)I use the microwave, but you could just as well poach it in milk. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Mix the mustard with 3 tbsp of the poaching milk, and stir into the potatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A little milk for poaching. The Sun (2011)
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Used Rarely. poach is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'poach'
British English: poach VERB
If someone poaches fish, animals, or birds, they illegally catch them on someone else's property.
Many national parks are regularly invaded by people poaching game.
He didn't want anyone poaching on his territory.
Definition of poach from the Collins English Dictionary
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